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Story Introducing Gloss srlinuxx 08/06/2009 - 3:00pm
Story 6 best orthodox file managers for Linux srlinuxx 08/06/2009 - 1:00pm
Story China's Censorware: What about GNU/Linux? srlinuxx 08/06/2009 - 12:57pm
Story ubuntu 9.04 review srlinuxx 08/06/2009 - 11:12am
Story Test-driving Chrome for Ubuntu srlinuxx 08/06/2009 - 11:08am
Story Why Windows is not yet ready for the Desktop srlinuxx 08/06/2009 - 11:06am
Story Squeezing Lenny didn't make a lemon. srlinuxx 08/06/2009 - 11:04am
Story No penguins in Akihibara srlinuxx 08/06/2009 - 11:02am
Story few odds & ends: srlinuxx 08/06/2009 - 2:05am
Story few howtos: srlinuxx 07/06/2009 - 11:46pm

Opera issues security patch for Unix users

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Security

In a rapid response to Secunia alert, Opera has issued a security patch to protect users against flaws in some versions of its browser running on Linux or Unix, and in Macromedia's Flash Player.

Linux can solve desktop management woes

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Linux

A recent survey by IMRB for Network Magazine's Infrastructure Strategies 2005 found that many enterprises have already made considerable investments in open source.

Open Source Content Management Set Up

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Web

I thought there should be a site that allows people to "test drive" many of the best systems vailable. Since there was no site like that, I started opensourceCMS.com.

Desktop Linux for small business

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Linux

Is your business ready to take the open source plunge? We test five leading desktop Linux distributions and come up with one winner.

Building an Open-Source House

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Misc

Our Senior Editor puts years of home-renovating experience to work in planning computing, networking, RF, audio and video in his family's \"ultimate\" house.

Podcast receivers for Linux

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HowTos

If you're bored with blogging and ready for new worlds to conquer, podcasting might be just the impetus you need to refuel your interest in Internet publishing. The term is something of a misnomer. You don't need an iPod to create or receive a podcast, and it's not really a broadcast.

MEPIS SimplyMEPIS v3.4-1 RC1 Screenshots

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Linux

Once again Phoronix and OSDir are keeping us up-to-date with the latest on what our favorite distros are looking like. This time they have posted screenshots of MEPIS SimplyMEPIS v3.4-1 RC1.

Open-source vending machine 'gaining momentum'

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OSS

It looks like a vending machine but it doesn't spit out chocolate or coffee. Instead, it's providing free, open-source software (Foss) in more than 30 locations in South Africa.

80GB Portable Linux Desktop Drive GlobeTrotter 2.0

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MDV

Mandriva and LaCie introduce a mobile USB hard drive pre-loaded with a specially tuned version of the award-winning Mandriva Linux operating system.

KDE 3.5 being tagged

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KDE

According to a post on the kde-i18n-nl list, KDE 3.5 final will soon be announced. Coolo is quoted as saying, "I spent the weekend reviewing commits to the 3.5 branch and tagged most of them as included in KDE 3.5.0."

Kanotix 2005-04-RC17

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Linux
Reviews
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Kanotix 2005-04-RC17 was released a few days ago and tuxmachines is running really behind in their reviews. However, this was one I wanted to make sure I completed. I've reviewed several distros that are based on Kanotix and the time was right to finally review the source. However, if I really want to get down to where the rubber meets the road, I'm going to have to review Knoppix. Saving that for another time, today we look at Kanotix 2005-04-RC17.

Linux gurus ask to join EU Microsoft fight

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Linux

The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) has filed a request with the European Union asking to get involved in an EU antitrust suit against Microsoft.

Intel sues Intell over Intel

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Legal

CHIP GIANT Intel is taking legal action in a California court against a firm called Intell Detection Systems.

Linux tools make the most of AMD processors

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Hardware

FSMLabs is claiming a breakthrough single digit microsecond timing on a 64bit dual core AMD Opteron processors and has released Carrier Grade Linux and tools for a wide range of AMD processors.

Taking a fstab at Linux

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Linux

We all have our dirty little secrets some more sordid than others. I came out of the closet, so to speak, in my last column, describing how I had yet to board the Linux mothership despite writing for an open source magazine.

For Linux Lovers, Safety Comes in Groups

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Linux

If Microsoft is the big cat prowling the Serengeti of software with its Windows operating system, companies that promote Linux are playing the part of elk, banding together in protective herds.

Balancing Connections Over Multiple Links

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HowTos

Say you have access to multiple links to the Internet, such as several wireless networks in range. Wouldn't it be nice to combine all that bandwidth into one big fat pipe for your downloading pleasure? Unfortunately it's not so easy.

Open systems, open minds

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Misc

It seems that openness is the key; whether this is in the form of commodity hardware which can be swapped out when it wears out, or open source software.

Also: World's biggest grid seeks secrets of the universe running open source

What Linux admins are thankful for

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Linux

With Thanksgiving upon us, let’s look at some of the open source tools and applications for which Linux pros are most thankful.

Xbox Blue Screen of Death

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Microsoft

SOFTWARE giant Microsoft which also "makes mice" has admitted that it has had a few complaints about the stability of its super soaraway Xbox 360. One of our forum members, reported that his newly bought Xbox 360 keeps crashing.

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